Category Archives: suffering

I have travelled through madness to find me. ~Danny Alexander

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Who says you have to be happy all the time? ~Wilhelm Schmid

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Life has a gap in it. It just does. You don’t go crazy trying to fill it like some lunatic. ~Geraldine, “Take this Waltz”

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I miss you deeply, unfathomably, senselessly, terribly.~Franz Kafka

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I felt very still and very empty, the way the eye of a tornado must feel, moving dully along in the middle of the surrounding hullabaloo.~Sylvia Plath

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Infirmity alone makes us take notice and learn, and enables us to analyse processes which we would otherwise know nothing about. A man who falls straight into bed every night, and ceases to live until the moment when he wakes … Continue reading

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Suffering is part of our training program for becoming wise.~Ram Dass

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